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Posted by Colin Sinclair  |  MIX Garden  |  Healdsburg, CA

Headline: Nursery Assistant Position

MIX Garden is a locally owned and operated landscape and garden materials center and vegetable start nursery located in Healdsburg, Ca. We have a dynamic garden center with unique offerings that are constantly growing and evolving. We provide our customers with high quality vegetable starts, custom blended soils, composts and landscape materials.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

- Creating Nursery: Assist in setting up and building infrastructure. Construct greenhouse, shade house and work area. Dig trenches, install irrigation, build work tables, etc.

- General Maintenance: Keeping nursery consistently organized with attention to fine detail. Ensure all plants are clearly labeled both individually and by section of nursery. All tools and materials kept in proper storage places at all times.

- Work closely with Nursery Manager: Work under the supervision of our Nursery Manager Rachel with regards to procedures, training, priorities, planning, etc. Always keep open communication.

- Nursery Handbook: Adhere to all procedures as described in the MIX Garden Nursery Handbook.

- Watering: Ensure that all vegetable starts and landscaping plants are well watered on a consistent basis.

- Grooming: Pulling dead leaves, trimming, etc.

- Fertilizing: Using specified fertilizers to feed plants on a scheduled basis.

- Seeding: Strictly following a seeding schedule in a timely and organized manner.

- Transplanting: Moving starts from 6 pack containers into 4" containers and/or gallon pots.

- Cuttings: Propagating/Cloning plants by taking cuttings and planting in 4" containers.

- Weeding: Keeping all areas of the nursery weed free at all times.

Skills and Qualifications

- High attention to detail.

- Strong sense of urgency.

- Extremely organized.- Results and goal oriented.

- Ability to work by yourself for extended periods of time.

- Ability to work under, and in conjunction with, goal oriented management and team.

- Driven and self-motivated personality.

- Able to follow directions and carry out tasks efficiently.

- Interest in horticulture and gardening.

- Knowledge or interest in growing high quality vegetables and herbs.

- General plant care knowledge.

Previous horticulture experience is a plus but not necessary.

Full time. Start date is as soon as possible.

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $15.00 to $15.50 /hour

Farm or Business Name: MIX Garden

Location: 1531 Healdsburg Ave., Healdsburg, CA, 95548

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01/30/18